Building Inspections

All new construction in Collingwood shall have an inspection done by Town Building Officials. Buildings must meet the minimum health and safety requirements of the Ontario Building Code, the Building Code Act, the Building By-law and other applicable law and standards. Staff also do special investigations of illegal construction and unsafe buildings.

The following is a list of typical projects that require inspection:

  • All commercial, industrial and institutional projects
  • All commercial and industrial tenant projects
  • All housing projects, including additions and renovations
  • Change of Use projects
  • Life safety systems
  • On-site sewage systems
  • Public swimming pool construction
  • Commercial kitchen exhaust systems and the fire suppression system
  • Spray booth exhaust systems and the fire suppression system
  • Dust collection systems